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could hurt their chances. >>> the inauguration of venezuela president, hugo chavez is scheduled. he has been in bad health and it could be called off since his fourth cancer operation three weeks ago. >>> you can also find me on facebook. that's it for me. deb feyerick in for don lemon. have a great week! >>> hello, everyone. i'm deborah feyerick in for don lemon. a big announcement expected in you go wa. sources tell cnn that president obama will announce that chuck hagel is his nominee for secretary of defense. hagel has his share of critics, even within his own party. we'll have more on his expected nomination a few moments away. >> president obama signed into law today a $9.7 billion sandy relief package. the first legislative action. some were outraged after house speaker boehner canceled a vote on a much larger aid bill. sandy devastated parts of the northeast two months ago. lawmakers will consider a $51 billion aid package on january 15th. >> half of the residents of long beach, new york, remain homeless and still came out to say good-bye to a landmark. thousands witnessed the s
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to his safe return. >>> it is now confirmed that chavez will not be attending his inauguration. tomorrow is the big day but the 58-year-old president has been undergoing cancer treatment in cuba. so he can't take the oath of office in person. that has been raising questions about his legitimacy. the constitution isn't clear on whether the president can be sworn in on another day or who should be in charge in the meantime. the ruling has been issued by the supreme court there. he did leave for a fourth cancer surgery in cuba last month. he has since been battling a severe lung infection. the supreme court just in the last hour or so saying the inauguration can be postponed which is a window of opportunity to his many supporters. the opposition said that wasn't legal. the court has ruled. >>> a four-month heat wave in australia has sparked massive bush fires. we will look at how climate change is wreaking havoc down under. stay with us. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. ♪ make it worth watching. ♪ the new 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit.